Sometimes taxonomists create new names for groups that already have a name. They may do this because they are unaware of the original name, or they may think the organism before them belongs to a different group when in fact it does not. If two or more names are found to apply to the same group, they are considered synonyms. In most cases, the first name takes priority and is considered to be the valid or accepted name. However, there can be exceptions, and it's not always easy to determine which of a series of synonyms should be considered valid or accepted. Here we list the synonyms provided to EOL by our classification partners. We also include other versions of the name that most likely refer to the same group, for example, misspellings in the literature or different variations of the authorship associated with the name.

Preferred marks the preferred name from each source.

NCBI Taxonomy

Name Relationship
amorphophallus Preferred
Amorphophallus Blume ex Decne. Synonym


Name Relationship
Amorphophallus Blume ex Decaisne, 1834 Preferred
Amorphophallus kaessneri Engl. & Gehrm.
Amorphophallus aculatum Hook.f.
Amorphophallus arnautovii Hett.
Amorphophallus bangkokensis Gagnep.
Amorphophallus lacourii Linden & André
Amorphophallus linearilobus Peter
Amorphophallus burmanicus Hook.f.
Amorphophallus schweinfurthii (Engl.) N.E.Br.
Amorphophallus siamensis Gagnep.
Amorphophallus tuberculiger (Schott) Engl.
Amorphophallus purpureus (Engl.) Engl. & Gehrm.
Amorphophallus warneckei (Engl.) Engl. & Gehrm.
Amorphophallus xiengraiensis Gagnep.
Amorphophallus mannii N.E.Br.
Amorphophallus carnosus Engl.
Amorphophallus panomensis Gagnep.
Amorphophallus maculatus N.E.Br.
Amorphophallus petitianus Malaisse & Bamps
Amorphophallus decurrens (Blanco) Kunth
Amorphophallus difformis Blume
Amorphophallus nivosus Lem.
Amorphophallus taccoides Hook.f.
Amorphophallus zeylanicus Engl.
Amorphophallus chevalieri (Engl.) Engl. & Gehrm.
Amorphophallus mellii Engl.
Amorphophallus dixenii K.Larsen & S.S.Larsen
Amorphophallus zeylanicus Blume
Amorphophallus granatensis Engl.
Amorphophallus laxiflorus N.E.Br.
Amorphophallus macrospadix Font Quer
Amorphophallus schliebenii Mildbr.
Amorphophallus leonensis Lem.
Amorphophallus anguineus Peter
Amorphophallus unyikae Engl. & Gehrm.
Amorphophallus odoratus Hett. & H.Li
Amorphophallus mairei H.Lév.
Amorphophallus bannaensis H. Li
Amorphophallus wallisii Regel
Amorphophallus flavovirens N.E.Br.
Amorphophallus gracilis A.Chev.
Amorphophallus gregoryanus (Engl.) Engl. & Gehrm.
Amorphophallus gratus (Schott) N.E.Br.
Amorphophallus kerrii N.E.Br.
Amorphophallus virosus N.E.Br.
Amorphophallus dubius Blume
Amorphophallus malaccensis Ridl.
Amorphophallus giganteus Blume
Amorphophallus rex Prain
Amorphophallus doryphorus Ridl.
Amorphophallus microappendiculatus Engl.
Amorphophallus chatty Andrews
Amorphophallus viridis Ridl.
Amorphophallus swynnertonii Rendle
Amorphophallus palmiformis Durand ex Carrière
Amorphophallus oncophyllus Prain ex Hook.f.
Amorphophallus brooksii Alderw.
Amorphophallus papillosus Raf.
Amorphophallus leopoldianus (Mast.) N.E.Br.
Amorphophallus rivieri Durand ex Carrière
Amorphophallus fischeri (Engl.) N.E.Br.
Amorphophallus angustilobus F.M.Bailey
Amorphophallus barteri N.E.Br.
Amorphophallus loerzingii Alderw.
Amorphophallus glabra F.M.Bailey
Amorphophallus selebicus Nakai
Amorphophallus blumei (Schott) Engl.
Amorphophallus foetidus (Engl.) Engl. & Gehrm.
Amorphophallus pingbianensis H.Li & C.L.Long
Amorphophallus niimurai Yamam.
Amorphophallus sutepensis Gagnep.
Amorphophallus coffeatus Stapf
Amorphophallus planus Teijsm. & Binn.
Amorphophallus abyssinicus Gombócz
Amorphophallus accrensis N.E.Br.
Amorphophallus pachystylis Hett.
Amorphophallus timorensis Alderw.
Amorphophallus sativus Blume
Amorphophallus ximengensis H.Li
Amorphophallus anisolobus Peter
Amorphophallus erubescens Hett.
Amorphophallus campanulatus Decne.
Amorphophallus microspadix Engl. & Gehrm.
Amorphophallus sinensis Belval
Amorphophallus gigantiflorus Hayata
Amorphophallus sparsiflorus (Engl.) Engl. & Gehrm.
Amorphophallus fontanesii Kunth
Amorphophallus cobra Alderw.


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